Transport for London

The End of Cash? Beware sleepwalking into a world without hard currency

As global wealth has accumulated over time, so the demand for hard cash has waned. A mere eight per cent of the world’s money is in notes and coins, …

Banking

Appeal for vulnerable missing woman

<b>Police are appealing for help to find a vulnerable woman who is missing from Hammersmith and Fulham.</b><p>Xiu Hua Zhang, 30, who is Chinese, was last seen …

Transportation (UK)

Things To Do Today In London: Wednesday 15 November 2017

What we’re reading<p>As many as 41,000 homes could be built on London's roofs, research finds.<br>• Brutal London: the capital's housing crisis – in …

London

London cabbies in legal fight against TfL over 'extortionate' licence fee hike

The capital's private hire operators have launched legal action against Transport for London in a bid to overturn an "extortionate" hike in licensing …

Uber

Mystery surrounds man found dead in a field next to an Oyster card, suitcase and decanter

A man whose body was found half naked next to a decanter, an Oyster card and a black suitcase ‘never wanted to be found’, a coroner has ruled.<p>Despite …

Transportation (UK)

London mayor supports compromise efforts between regulator and Uber

LONDON (Reuters) - London mayor Sadiq Khan said on Sunday he supported efforts by the city's transport regulator Transport for London to try to reach …

Uber

Uber Loses London Employment Tribunal Appeal on Workers' Rights

Uber Technologies has lost a crucial battle in its attempt to hold onto its London liscene after a U.K. tribunal denied its appeal in case involving …

Uber

On Moscow Metro, Jewelry Is a Classy Alternative to Subway Cards

Stop fumbling with your wallet at the turnstile and wear this ring instead.<p>The history of subway systems is one long string of attempts to improve the way riders pay fares. First there were tickets, then tokens. Magnetic swipe cards sped things up in their day, and tap-in payment cards came along …

Magnetism

'Shocking' rise in thefts from tube passengers on London Underground

Union leaders have highlighted "shocking" figures showing an increase in thefts on London Underground as they step up a campaign against job cuts.<p>The …

London Underground

Things To Do Today In London: Thursday 9 November 2017

What we’re reading<p>Photographer Will Scott celebrates architecture of London Underground.<br>• How London's old bookshops stay open.<br>• One in every 200 people …

London

Tram crash widow 'struggling for financial support'

The widow of Philip Logan, who died in the Croydon tram crash, says she has not been getting the promised financial support from Transport for London.<p>In December 2016 she received an interim payment of £15,000, but said getting further financial support has been difficult.<p>"I shouldn't have to …

Revealed: TfL plans £8.5m in annual bonuses for top managers

Transport for London is planning to pay top managers more than £8.5 million a year in bonuses, the Standard can reveal.

Transportation (UK)

A ban on adverts defending human rights? TfL must think again

The taxi ads were telling people about atrocities in Balochistan, but Transport for London appears to have given in to Pakistani government pressure<p>Transport for London appears to have caved in to pressure from the Pakistan government and banned London taxi advertisements that draw attention to its …

Opinion

New cycling and walking bridge for London: plans released

<b>Transport for London release plans for a cycling/walking bridge over the Thames connecting Rotherhithe and Canary Wharf, with public opinion …

Cycling

Things To Do Today In London: Wednesday 8 November 2017

What we’re reading<p>Could a quarter of a million homes be built above railway lines?<br>• London life laid bare in rubbish along the Thames.<br>• Booking for …

London

TfL removes 'Free Balochistan' adverts from London black cabs after pressure from Pakistani government

Transport for London has said "Free Balochistan" adverts put up by a human rights charity must be removed from black cabs in London.<p>The move follows …

Pakistan

One of the world's most polluted streets could eliminate vehicles in 2018

Come 2018 Oxford Street might be unrecognisable to today's Londoners.<p>Today Transport for London proposed plans to eliminate vehicles on Oxford …

London

British govt to take immediate action over advertisements against Pakistan on cabs

On taking up the matter of pernicious anti-Pakistan campaign on London cabs by Syed Ibne Abbas, the High Commissioner , the Transport for London …

Pakistan

Explore London on 40£ or Less/Day

London is one of my favourite cities but it’s definitely the most expensive one I traveled to. The general cost of living is one of the highest in …

London

Anti-Pakistan campaign on London cabs stopped forthwith by TfL, inquiry initiated

ISLAMABAD, Nov 04 (APP):On taking up the matter of pernicious anti-Pakistan campaign on London cabs by the High Commissioner, Syed Ibne Abbas, the …

Uber

Brighton renews Uber's licence for six months

Uber's licence in the southern English city of Brighton has been renewed for six months while the council monitors the outcome of a decision by …

Uber

Uber has licence renewed to operate in Brighton and Hove

Uber has been granted permission to operate in Brighton and Hove for another six months.<p>The renewal was granted to allow time to monitor the outcome …

Uber

Go Contactless on the Tube and Bus in London

London is one of the best cities in the world to get around, with its excellent Tube service and buses. The Tube, or London Underground, is one of …

London

UK city Brighton renews Uber licence for 6 months as it monitors London dispute

LONDON (Reuters) - Brighton has renewed Uber's licence to operate in the southern English city for six months while the local authority follows the outcome of London's move to strip the taxi app of its licence.<p>"The decision on the length of the extension was taken to allow the council to monitor …

Uber

Uber secures six-month extension for Brighton licence as council monitors outcome of London row

Brighton has renewed Uber's licence to operate for another six months as it awaits the outcome of the firm's battle to keep hold of its licence in …

Uber

UK city Brighton renews Uber license for six months as it monitors London dispute

LONDON (Reuters) - Brighton has renewed Uber's license to operate in the southern English city for six months while the local authority follows the outcome of London's move to strip the taxi app of its license.<p>"The decision on the length of the extension was taken to allow the council to monitor …

Uber

UK city Brighton renews Uber's licence for six months

LONDON (Reuters) - Uber's [UBER.UL] licence in the southern English city of Brighton was renewed for six months while the council monitors the …

Uber

Police: Taxi hits pedestrians in central London; not terror

LONDON (AP) — British police say they are responding to a "serious injury accident" involving a taxi and pedestrians in London's busy Covent Garden area.<p>The Metropolitan Police says it's not thought to be terrorism.<p>Witnesses reported on twitter that a black London cab mounted the sidewalk Wednesday …

World News

Croydon Tram drivers to strike over 'sleep detectors'

<b>Tram drivers are to stage two 24-hour strikes in a dispute over the introduction of a device to detect if a driver has fallen asleep.</b><p>Drivers in Croydon, south London, will walk out on 13 November and 6 December.<p>The Aslef union says the detector shines a constant infra-red beam on drivers' faces, …

Transportation (UK)

Anatomy of the human head in the style of a London tube-map

Jonathan Simmonds, an MD in Boston, MA, created these Map Anatomy illustrations that represent a detailed, functional diagram of the human head's …

Science